Category Archives: Third Culture Kids

Expat Wife = Easiest Job in SG?

The easiest job in Singapore has to be expat wife. The quote above showed up in the @hellofrmsg twitter feed earlier today (a person the account follows, not a specific comment to the account).  As I am an expat wife, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Shock, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, Helpers, Housing, Identity, medical, money, Singapore, Third Culture Kids, With Kids | 23 Comments

Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

Posted in Asia, Australia, Boston, DC, Holidays (Not Singaporean), Hong Kong, Maine, North America, Pictures, Random Stuff, Sydney, Third Culture Kids, Tourist Destinations, Travel by Continent, Country, US, Video | 4 Comments

Happy First Birthday Rhiannon

  My darling Rhiannon You are now one year old! This time last year we were still in the hospital, both of us still recovering from your unexpectedly early arrival into the world.  You were constantly cuddled close to me, … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays (Not Singaporean), Pictures, Pregnant Expat, Third Culture Kids, Travel, Video | 2 Comments

Reverse Culture Shock

After driving on the left side of the road for the past seven or so months, I have had to focus and think hard about being on the right side of the road again.  I found myself wailing to anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Boston, cars/driving, Culture Shock, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, headdesk moments, Identity, money, North America, Pictures, Random Stuff, Singapore, Third Culture Kids, Travel by Continent, Country, US | 21 Comments

Arrived

I’ll post specifics later, but for now, here is a quick summation in bullet form I thought I’d been the woman with the crying baby on the plane before.  Rhi took that to a new, embarrassing level. Ellie, on the … Continue reading

Posted in airports, cars/busses/etc, Flying, Third Culture Kids, Travel | 2 Comments

Wordless Wednesday–A week in cell phone pictures

It’s been more of a “wordless week” than a Wordless Wednesday here at Expat Bostonians.  As our next trip home looms ever closer, I am trying to deal with a world of nonsense that comes with leaving home for almost … Continue reading

Posted in cars/driving, food/drink, Pictures, Places to Eat, Singapore, Third Culture Kids, With Kids | 2 Comments

500

This is my 500th post at Expat Bostonians. I began the blog on March 8th, 2010; 2 years, 2 months and 9 or 10 days (depending on how you count the time difference) ago.  A blog seemed like the logical … Continue reading

Posted in Acts of Supreme Clumsiness, Asia, Attractions, Australia, Before the Move, Boston, Culture Shock, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, general places, headdesk moments, Helpers, Holidays (Not Singaporean), Hong Kong, Identity, medical, North America, Phuket, politics, Pregnant Expat, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Thailand, Third Culture Kids, Travel, Travel by Continent, Country, Uniquely Singapore, US, With Kids | 4 Comments